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Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass Essential Oil

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Latin name: Cymbopogon Citratus

Part of the plant used: leaves

Source: Guatemala

Extraction method: steam distillation

Lemongrass essential oil is extracted from Cymbopogon citratus, also known as 'oil grass', from the fresh or partially dried leaves by steam distillation. This oil is said to fight fatigue and help refresh the tired body and mind. It is also a nice way to keep a pet free of fleas and ticks. Lemongrass contains citral which provides the main flavor in lemon peel.

It is believed that lemongrass oil relieves jet lag, headaches, nervous exhaustion and stress. It increases the parasympathetic nervous system, for a faster recovery from an illness and stimulates glandular secretions. It helps tone muscles and tissues, therefore relieving muscle pain. It is useful in treating sore throat, laryngitis and fever, and helps stop the spread of infection. Helps with colitis, indigestion and gastroenteritis. Cleans oily skin and reduces excessive perspiration. However, it can irritate the skin, so care should be taken when using it on the skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Lemongrass is an aromatic perennial herb that used to grow in India, where It is known as choomana poolu. It is also known as Indian Verbena or Indian Melissa oil and is used in Ayurveda, the ancient traditional healing art, to help reduce fever and treat infectious diseases; Therefore, it is also called 'fevergrass'.

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